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Daisy and Tom’s daughter
Guest who never left one of Gatsby's parties. Now he plays the piano in his mansion.
Tom’s mistress (just first name)
Young man from Minnesota who moves to New York after being educated at Yale
Business associate of Gatsby; it’s rumored he fixed the 1919 World Series (last name)
Wilson’s death is a _________________
who said, “They’ll keep out of my way…it takes two to make an accident” (first and last name)
Showed Gatsby how to live in the rich man's world
Tom’s gift to his mistress
This character is behind the wheel when Myrtle is killed
Nick met him in the library; he is amazed the books are real
who said, “All right, ...I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool – that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.' (first and last name)
His eyes overlook the Valley of Ashes
The place between East Egg and West Egg
Tom suspects Gatsby made his money doing this
Daisy’s voice is full of _____________
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Gatsby told Nick he was educated here
a literary theory that examines the issues of class and poverty found within the text
The protagonist of the novel known for his elaborate parties (first and last names)
Gatsby’s real name
Tom breaks Myrtle’s _____________
who said, 'I told that boy about the ice….These people! You have to keep after them all the time.' (first and last name)
Tom Buchanan’s sport
who said, 'Civilization is going to pieces' 'If we don't look out the white race will be -- will be utterly submerged.' (first and last name)
Jordan plays this professionally
Daisy’s friend with whom Nick becomes intrigued
who said, “I am still a little afraid of missing something if I forget that, as my father snobbishly suggested, and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is p
Owner of the run-down auto shop at the edge of the Valley of Ashes (first and last name)
(a.k.a--gender lens) a literary criticism that looks at the issues of gender in the literature; it often challenges male-dominated lenses or the attitude of the author
Gatsby’s profession when he first met Daisy
Tom initiates his planned confrontation with Gatsby by mocking his habit of calling people “_____ ________.”

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